Maryland Latinos Unidos
Recent Supreme Court decisions have increased our collective vulnerability. The hope is that we will wake up and start engaging with one another to make sure that our voices are reflected.
A look at the COVID-19 pandemic, how it disproportionately affected the Latino community, and what is needed to ensure they can have equitable access to healthcare.
By Dr. Gabriela Lemus, Executive Director of Maryland Latinos Unidos As we move forward to a post-pandemic existence, how do we reach equity in healthcare access for Latinos? What would that look like, what are best practices, and what are the unforced errors? And the ultimate question: what holds Latinos back as a community when […]
MALVEC has had the pleasure of having community health workers as a part of our team. Workers like Jhoselyn and Madelín, have given us an insight into the work they deal with day in and day out. As a result of this, we have had the opportunity to widen our network and talk to other […]
As we progress through the COVID-19 pandemic, more lives continue to be affected. Yes, we have made major advancements as a country to get vaccines developed and sent out, but that resource is not available to anyone. More specifically, Latino immigrants. That is where MALVEC and our workers come in. We hold ourselves to the […]
The Mid-Atlantic Latinx Vaccine Equity Coalition, or (MALVEC), has a mission. That mission is to get all Latinos in Maryland the COVID-19 vaccine. Our efforts to accomplish this goal have been done through sharing accurate information via social media platforms. Though this has been affective, our real work is being done on the ground. From […]